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Death Race 2015 – MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Film Review

By at May 14, 2015 | 11:10 pm | 5 Comments

Death Race 2015 – MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars After simmering in George Miller’s fertile mind for more than a decade, Mad Max: Fury Road powers onto the screen as the director’s masterpiece and then some. It's also the creative pinnacle of the entire genre of raging, car chase films. Within the film’s dry, barren, soulless landscape there exists an astounding level of detail – demented, more...

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Big Brain Teaser: LUCY Blu-ray and DVD Review

By at January 31, 2015 | 10:53 pm | 1 Comments

Big Brain Teaser: LUCY Blu-ray and DVD Review

3 / 5 stars If it’s true that we use only 10% of our brains, what if Luc Besson tried using more than 10% of his? We’d get something more intellectually challenging than his The Fifth Element or La Femme Nikita, but with the DNA of those earlier Besson favorites. We’d probably get Lucy, a kitchen-sink thriller that comes up short for the core sci-fi crowd while more...

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The Sands of Time: INTERSTELLAR Film Review

By at November 4, 2014 | 11:38 pm | 3 Comments

The Sands of Time: INTERSTELLAR Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars For all the drama and enormity of Christopher Nolan’s last two Dark Knight entries, Interstellar is the director’s true massive, magnum epic. It’s a 2-hour, 45-minute drama about the hunger for survival, American pluck, life beyond our solar system, the theory of relativity, the power of love, and decision-making that would fry most humans’ more...

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Video: The Unstoppable Legacy of Stanley Kubrick

By at October 26, 2014 | 9:54 am | 0 Comment

Video: The Unstoppable Legacy of Stanley Kubrick

The number of film directors whose work not only transcends their lifetime, but also becomes enmeshed in the cultural fabric, is small. Like count-'em-on-one-hand small. Alfred Hitchcock, of course. And a good deal of Steven Spielberg's work will certainly be referenced and remembered by the general public long after he's gone. But the films of Stanley Kubrick seem to more...

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